Event Title

An Altar Boy with a Gun

Description

Courtney E. Martin's books, Do It Anyway, explores the lives and motivations of eight activists–not superhuman heroes, but ordinary young people searching for their own way to make a difference. Among others, we meet Raul Diaz, a prison re-entry social worker at Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles

About the Lecturers: Raul Diaz is a social worker at Homeboy Industries and Courtney E. Martin Courtney E. Martin is an American feminist, author, speaker, and social and political activist. She is known for writing books, speaking at universities throughout the nation, and for co-editing the feminist blog, Feministing.com.

Document Type

Event

Start Date

21-10-2015 12:00 PM

End Date

21-10-2015 1:15 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

Social change, Activists, Post-prison re-entry

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Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Oct 21st, 12:00 PM Oct 21st, 1:15 PM

An Altar Boy with a Gun

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Courtney E. Martin's books, Do It Anyway, explores the lives and motivations of eight activists–not superhuman heroes, but ordinary young people searching for their own way to make a difference. Among others, we meet Raul Diaz, a prison re-entry social worker at Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles

About the Lecturers: Raul Diaz is a social worker at Homeboy Industries and Courtney E. Martin Courtney E. Martin is an American feminist, author, speaker, and social and political activist. She is known for writing books, speaking at universities throughout the nation, and for co-editing the feminist blog, Feministing.com.